Harvest Drive Family Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... the film Witness with Harrison Ford, then you will know straight away what I mean. Otherwise, the picture will suffice. The Armish derive from the persecuted Moravians (a religious group) of Bohemia from the 16th century, and still speak a German dialect, even today.
We went through a place called Paradise, which does not live up to its name, at least not in terms of its appearance, ...
... and village shop on site. Quilts are very expensive but well worth the cost since mostly hand sewn. They do use sewing machines these days, just convert them to run off air compressor or keep in work place where they can have electricity. Next for lunch we went to the Kettle Kitchen Village in Intercourse. This was a very commercial place that was businesses owned ...
... live where they work and live and have a close bond.
Traditionally all families speak German in their homes and communities, and it is only when the children attend school do they learn English. Small schools are scattered throughout the communities and are taught by one of the Amish unmarried girls, 1-8 grade, 6-14 years, after that they leave school to work at home. There is no schooling beyond this. Amish do not rely on any government funding ...
... place where revolutionaries hung out! There are thousands of fireflies entertaining us at night and a local Amish farmer is plowing his field just outside the trailer window with the aid of a couple of mules pulling the plow – a little bit of heaven!
Our second day here we took a little drive around ...
- Overcast today so a good day to bike and tour!
- We Bike into INTERCOURSE (1/2 mile only) and check out the neat shops. VERY different as most wares are house related with lots of Quilt shops with fantastic hand stitched quilts and lots of decorative household items/ The prices are very reasonable and the stuff is unique so we but some christmas gifts and some stuff for ourselves!
We also find out that FOOD is a big part of Amish life and they make ...